(9:42 pm ) The Blue Jackets fell to the Capitals 6-2 in their second preseason game. It is great to see Nikita Filatov back in a Blue Jackets uniform and contributing to the offense as he added a goal in the third period. The Blue Jackets will try to get their second win of the preseason on Friday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
(8:48 pm) After two periods of hockey the Blue Jackets find themselves playing a game of catch-up as they are losing to the Caps 5-1. Rick Nash has scored the only goal for the Blue Jackets. Steve Mason stopped 11 of 13 shots while back-up goalie Daren Machesney made 4 saves on 7 shots. The Blue Jackets continue to out-shoot the Caps 29-20. David Savard is seeing the most ice time with 17 minutes.
(7:52 pm) At the end of period number one the Blue Jackets trail the Washington Capitals 1-0. The Blue Jackets are out-shooting the Caps 14-9. Rick Nashleads all shooters with 4 shots and rookie defenseman David Savard leads all players with 9 minutes and 8 seconds of ice time.
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